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Report Incidents

Everyone should be on the lookout, take notice of your surroundings, and report suspicious items or activities to local authorities immediately.

"If You See Something, Say Something®"
If you see suspicious activity, please report it to your local police department. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

If a significant security incident is detected while in progress, the facility should immediately call local law enforcement and emergency responders via 9-1-1. Similarly, if the event has concluded but an immediate response is still necessary, the facility should immediately call 9-1-1.

Once the incident has concluded and the facility has addressed any resulting emergency, the facility should use a nonemergency number to contact local first responders and other federal, state, and local law enforcement entities, as applicable.

Reporting an Incident to CISA

Once an incident has concluded and any emergency has been addressed, report significant cyber and physical incidents to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Central at central@cisa.gov.

CISA Central provides a critical infrastructure 24/7 watch and warning function, and gives all critical infrastructure owners and operators a means to connect with and receive information from all CISA services.

Reporting a Potential CFATS Violation

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Chemical Facility Security Tip Line: 877-394-4347 (877-FYI 4 DHS) or email CFATSTips@hq.dhs.gov

. For more information, visit the Report a Potential CFATS Violation webpage.

You may report concerns on voicemail anonymously. If you want a return call, leave your name and number. Calls to this tip line involve the CFATS regulation at your facility or another facility.

Report life-threatening and non-life-threatening emergencies in federal buildings to Federal Protective Service (FPS).

  • Report suspicious activity by calling 1-877-4FPS-411 (1-877-437-7411).

Report crimes to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Phone: 866-347-2423 (from the U.S., Mexico and Canada)
           802-872-6199 (from any country in the world)

Tip Form: www.ICE.gov/tips

Last Updated: 05/18/2022
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